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Woburn not long enough for world number 15 Piller Woburn not long enough for world number 15 Piller
- July 29, 2016

After posting a round of 69 which kept her very much in touch at the end of the first round of the RICOH Women's British Open Moriya Jutanugarn had a simple birthday wish... However, she will now switch focus to the Women's British Open and then to the Olympics, where she will represent Team Ireland alongside Stephanie Meadow, Padraig Harrington and Seamus Power. (more...)
Watch "The Bachelorette" Season 12 Episode 10 Online
- July 28, 2016

Does JoJo want to pick the former professional athlete who looks vaguely similar to Pidgeotto the Pokemon? "After he left", according to the insider, "Soraya said she thought he was a player". A preview of the finale airs and that concludes the show. Early on in the season, Robby revealed that his relationship with Hope ended not too long ago. (more...)
Bayern Munich ace Ribery takes swipe at Man City boss Guardiola Bayern Munich ace Ribery takes swipe at Man City boss Guardiola
- July 28, 2016

The pair met up in Vancouver in March when Hernandez was on worldwide duty, and Ancelotti posted a picture on Twitter saying: "Nice to meet again with Chicharito in Vancouver, a great player and an excellent person". Ancelotti is a coach less married to any one particular philosophy, and his flexibility has been crucial to his success over the years. Ancelotti was happy to elaborate on what he think has changed since his time in charge. (more...)
NFL Reinstates Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordan
- July 28, 2016

Though the reinstated receiver is eligible to participate in Training Camp, Gordon reported to the Browns today and took a physical, revealing that he has a quad injury that will require a few weeks of recovery. "Countless others including your agent, teammates and coaches, (owner) Jimmy Haslam and the leadership of the organization, the Program professionals and Jim Brown also have pledged to provide you with every resource at their disposal". (more...)
Vladimir Putin calls Olympic ban on Russian athletes 'discrimination and double standards'
- July 28, 2016

Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing body FINA said Monday. "Of course, it will not be easy for those who will go to Rio". Nobody implicated may be accepted for entry or accreditation for the Olympic Games.”. (more...)
Big 12 football coaches in favor of BYU joining conference Big 12 football coaches in favor of BYU joining conference
- July 28, 2016

At the same gathering, the group suggested the time wasn't right and may never be to pursue a conference television network. Expansion is back in play. Athletic Director Tom Bowen didn't specifically address Big 12 expansion or the U of M's aggressive pursuit, but a reading between the lines revealed a certain intent. (more...)
Cowboys' Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation Cowboys' Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation
- July 28, 2016

The first practice will be on Saturday. Gregory was already facing a 4 game suspension which has been changed to 10 due to another violation. While it's been reported that the former Husker star is going to enter a drug rehab facility, the Cowboys are reportedly quite anxious about his behavior. (more...)
Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady
- July 28, 2016

The Patriots have to deal with the dynamic of prepping three quarterbacks before Brady's suspension begins in less than six weeks. Belichick said it's a good problem to have. Watt and are 0-3 at Gillette Stadium; and the Buffalo Bills, who are 3-28 against Belichick and Co. dating back to 2000. He's got a great approach every day. (more...)
Red Wings Agree to Six-Year Deal with Danny DeKeyser Red Wings Agree to Six-Year Deal with Danny DeKeyser
- July 28, 2016

After avoiding arbitration with Danny DeKeyser by getting him under contract yesterday, the Detroit Red Wings appear to have now done the same with Petr Mrazek . The first one? Salary cap. Xavier Ouellet will likely be their seventh defenseman. Shortly before a 9 a.m. hearing this morning in Toronto, the sides agreed to a two-year, $8-million contract, assistant general manager Ryan Martin told the Free Press. (more...)
Olympics: US anti-dopers blast International Olympic Committee 'confusing mess' over Russian Federation
- July 27, 2016

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) failed to demonstrate strong leadership on a sad day for clean sport when it declined to ban Russian athletes from the Rio Olympics, anti-doping officials said on Sunday. The committee ruled that decisions on individual competitors will be left to the worldwide sports federations. "Disappointingly, however, in response to the most important moment for clean athletes and the integrity of the Olympic Games, the IOC has refused to take decisive ... (more...)
Pat Fitzgerald criticizes Big Ten's nine-game schedule
- July 27, 2016

On Monday, though, he was playful and animated, willing to talk at length about his team and other issues. "That damn thing was purple when we started the offseason", he said. Like Butt, cornerback Jourdan Lewis was an All-American last season who chose to return to Ann Arbor rather than enter the National Football League draft. (more...)
Bolt return from injury upstaged by 28-year WR being broken
- July 27, 2016

I'm not fully in shape and I don't think I executed well - I need more work", said Bolt, who turns 30 next month. After the disappointment of placing sixth at the U.S. That was the second British record of the night following the 41.81sec clocked by the victorious home quartet of Asha Philip, Desiree Henry, Dina Asher-Smith and Darryl Neita, the fastest time of the year so far. (more...)
Despite delays, Australians ready to move to Rio village Despite delays, Australians ready to move to Rio village
- July 27, 2016

Australia's athletes refused to move into the village on Sunday, with delegation head Kitty Chiller saying water leaks and electrical problems had "endangered" athletes. The majority of athletes from both countries are expected to be moving in during the coming days. But they may seek compensation if the living quarters are not ready in time. (more...)
Trump courts Sanders supporters in Winston-Salem Trump courts Sanders supporters in Winston-Salem
- July 27, 2016

HB2 supporters maintain that the law is "common sense" legislation meant to protect North Carolinians. The North Carolina legislature and McCrory have several outside lawyers representing them in at least five federal lawsuits involving all or portions of what's known as House Bill 2. (more...)
NFL Reportedly Investigating Aldon Smith Over Periscope Video NFL Reportedly Investigating Aldon Smith Over Periscope Video
- July 27, 2016

The man then says "Do you see my face?" A recently surfaced video on 120 Sports suggests suspended Raider Aldon Smith was/is smoking marijuana? "You're stupid. The 26-year-old Smith spent the 2015 season with Oakland after being released by the San Francisco 49ers. The team signed him to a two-year contract this offseason worth $11.5 million but does not contain guaranteed money. (more...)
Henrik Stenson wins 2016 British Open after epic duel with Phil Mickelson
- July 27, 2016

Lefty played bogey-free for a 65 and posted a score (267) that would have won all but two Opens over more than a century. For the second day running and for the third time this week, Stenson birdied the par-three 14th to edge ahead once more, Mickelson having missed his long-range attempt. (more...)
Man City's Vincent Kompany, United's Luke Shaw sorry for ICC cancellation Man City's Vincent Kompany, United's Luke Shaw sorry for ICC cancellation
- July 26, 2016

Luke Shaw and Juan Mata have sent Manchester United fans messages saying that the players share their disappointment over the match against Manchester City in Beijing being cancelled. The meeting between the two Manchester giants, which was scheduled to be held on Monday afternoon (UK time), was billed as more than just another derby between the two clubs. (more...)
MLB Pitcher Chris Sale Hates His Team's Uniform, Gets Suspended MLB Pitcher Chris Sale Hates His Team's Uniform, Gets Suspended
- July 26, 2016

Sale, scheduled to pitch on Saturday, pitched a fit in the clubhouse because the team refused to accede to his demand to wear something else. Though slumping as of late, the Sale-less White Sox swept the Detroit Tigers on Sunday in the continuation of their suspended Saturday night game and in their regularly-scheduled contest. (more...)
Blazers, McCollum agree on four-year, $106 million max contract extension Blazers, McCollum agree on four-year, $106 million max contract extension
- July 26, 2016

In spite of that, the Blazers competed last season, earned a 5th seed in the playoffs, and eliminated the Clippers in the first-round before losing to the eventual Western Conference Champion Golden State Warriors in 5 games. He is scheduled to make just over $3 million this coming season. We have seen a lot of free agents get big deals this summer. McCollum signed today, which will keep the 24-year-old in Portland through the 2020-2021 season. (more...)
Georginio Wijnaldum: Liverpool's biggest summer signing thus far? Georginio Wijnaldum: Liverpool's biggest summer signing thus far?
- July 26, 2016

Wijnaldum has signed a five-year deal with Liverpool , becoming their seventh signing of the summer. "It's always great when a trainer of that kind of ability says he needs you in his team", he continued, acknowledging that there was "interest from Everton " but that " Liverpool had more interest". (more...)
Pippa Middleton Flashes Engagement Ring, Plans 2017 Wedding Pippa Middleton Flashes Engagement Ring, Plans 2017 Wedding
- July 26, 2016

Roll Out The Red Ball at The Savoy Hotel on February 11, 2016 in London, England. Sporting a diamond ring, she smiled as she got into a Range Rover and drove off. Matthews first began dating Middleton back in 2012. Following their split, she dated banker Nico Jackson for three years but they ended their relationship last year, and in September there were rumours that she had rekindled her romance with James. (more...)
Former UF OB Treon Harris is transferring Former UF OB Treon Harris is transferring
- July 26, 2016

The Gators confirmed Monday that Harris has been granted his release from scholarship. Harris gained starting experience as a true freshman in relief of Jeff Driskel and was last year's opening week starter before giving way to Will Grier . (more...)
Instead of making history, Spieth trying to ignore it
- July 26, 2016

This year's PGA Championship takes place at the lower course at Baltusrol golf club in Springfield , New Jersey. Even 2015's majors, the Open perhaps aside, threw up special narratives as befitting their status. He has won seven times in the past year but still seeks more major mastery. Although he is one of a handful of players to make the cut in the first three majors, Spieth has taken plenty of criticism, or "noise" as he calls it. (more...)
Froome celebrates 3rd Tour title with beer and champagne
- July 26, 2016

Chris Froome has won the Tour de France for a third time after safely completing the ceremonial 21st stage into Paris. "Best day ever!!" the athlete captioned a photo with his infant son Kellan on Instagram. "I feel so privileged to be in this position where I've always had teammates around me in the race", Froome said. For the second time in three years, Poland's Rafal Majka won the polkadot king of the mountains jersey, but the only man to try to challenge him was Thomas De Gendt, who's ... (more...)
Browns' Josh Gordon reinstated, set to serve four-game suspension Browns' Josh Gordon reinstated, set to serve four-game suspension
- July 26, 2016

Gordon will be able to be a full participant in training camp when it opens on Friday and will be allowed to play in all four of the Browns preseason games. Seemingly destined for stardom, Gordon failed a drug test the next off-season and subsequently missed 11 games of the '14 season. A day later, Gordon's application for reinstatement was denied by the NFL. (more...)